Mary Beth Waldram
Position: Festival Programmer
Company: Newfoundland & Labrador Folk Festival/ Lawnya Vawnya - St. John’s, NL, Canada
While working in the Newfoundland and Nova Scotia music industry since 2008 as both a musician and industry professional, Mary Beth Waldram has organized and supervised large-scale events, created successful grant proposals, and helped various artists with their work. Mary Beth is a graduate of Memorial University's School of Music and Nova Scotia Community College's Music Business Program. She’s since gone on to work with many Atlantic Canadian music festivals including Halifax Pop Explosion, Lawnya Vawnya and The Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Festival, all while managing bands and booking tours for Atlantic Canadian artists. Winner for MusicNL’s Industry Professional of the Year 2022, Mary Beth currently resides in St. John's, Newfoundland and is working with Lawnya Vawnya, Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Festival, Silver Wolf Band and is the Production Manager of Laughing Heart Music. The 47th annual Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Festival returns to Bannerman Park from July 7 – 9, 2023.